Local

spotlight
  • Updated

The Kenyon Sunset Home Board of Directors, want to de-license nine beds, reducing the 30-bed skilled nursing home to a 21-bed skilled nursing home effective Nov. 1. 

spotlight
  • Updated

For a grand total of 36 years, staff and residents of Kenyon Senior Living have held an annual chicken barbecue dinner. When they first started hosting the dinner, proceeds were spent internally.

spotlight
  • Updated

While the city’s Economic Development Authority continues to plan its 30.77-acre business park, which sits off County Road 12 on the east side of town, the council got an update on its progress Oct. 7.

spotlight
  • Updated

Kenyon city officials hope to use federal disaster aid to repair damage done during heavy rain and flooding in March and April damaged Riverside Park, washing away section of the river bank and clogging storm drains.

spotlight

The communities of Kenyon and Wanamingo have come together to contribute to the Kenyon-Wanamingo School District for a unique reason.

spotlight

Hy-Vee, in a Thursday press release, provided additional information about the payment card incident first reported Aug. 14. This following information further explains the incident, the measures the company have taken, and some steps customers can take in response.

OWATONNA – They are safe for another year, but South Country Health Alliance isn’t out of the woods just yet after the Minnesota Department of Human Services cancelled its requests for proposals that almost resulted in the local organizations shutting their doors for good.

spotlight

With interest in locally sourced sustainable agriculture on the rise, even grey and drizzly weather on Sunday couldn’t stop record crowds from checking out local farms across southern Minnesota and western Wisconsin last weekend.

spotlight

When something unexpected happens to your baby, it feels like the world should come to a standstill. You want every person, every resource and every tool possible to care for your newborn. Thanks to a new partnership with Children’s Minnesota, one of the largest and most regarded pediatric h…

spotlight

Over more than 50 years as a member of the Kenyon community, Gary Skundberg, who died Sept. 19 at 78, made a huge impact as both a teacher and volunteer. Friends and family members described a man driven by his love for his family, faith, and passion for music.

The jobless rate dropped throughout the region in August with most counties hovering at or near 3% unemployment, according to figures released Tuesday by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development.

spotlight

Staff and elected supervisors from Area VII Southeastern Minnesota Soil and Water Conservation districts gathered on the Mike and Kay Peterson Farm in Northfield earlier this month to learn about the impact of conservation programs from local farmers.

spotlight

With Mayor Kevin Voracek on hand, the regional workforce center in Faribault was rebranded as CareerForce Thursday, part of a statewide campaign to increase interest and engagement.

Kenyon’s City Council, at its Sept. 10 meeting, appointed Thomas Gard to fill the council seat left vacant by the appointment of Doug Henke as Kenyon’s Mayor and approved a preliminary levy with a maximum increase of 6.6%.

spotlight

Permit me to begin with a definition. According to the Merriam Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary, an athlete is a person trained or skilled in exercises (a maneuver, operation, or drill carried out for training or discipline), sports, or games requiring physical strength, agility, or stamina. …

spotlight

Members of the Kenyon-Wanamingo FFA chapter took their exhibit animals in dairy, swine, sheep, beef and meat goats to the Minnesota State Fair FFA show on the last four days of the 2019 state fair and came home with many awards.

spotlight

The Dodge County Sheriff's Office is asking for information that would help it find Jontayah Christine Clark. The 15-year old, who attends Kenyon schools, was reported by her parents as a runaway earlier this week.

No, this is not a Nancy Drew or Hardy Boys mystery. It’s not Agatha Christie either, but I do feel like Sherlock Holmes.

spotlight

RED WING — After months of discussion about finding an interim commissioner and the possibility of not getting a replacement for the late Ron Allen, residents of Goodhue County's District 1 will get the chance to start selecting his replacement.

Before its Sept. 4 meeting, the Kenyon City Council interviewed candidates for the council spot left vacant by Henke. Henke, a councilor, was appointed mayor after Mayor Mike Engel’s death July 4. Two candidates for the open council seat, Tom Gard and Teresa Cruz, applied to fill the now vac…

With newly appointed Mayor Doug Henke presiding, Kenyon’s City Council reviewed its proposed 2020 operating budget at its Sept. 4 work session, hearing from each department head about proposed budget changes.

We're always interested in hearing about news in our community. Let us know what's going on!